You may not be going to the beach, but you can still bask in the fun this weekend.
Delaplane Strawberry Festival
What: Celebrate strawberry season with music, crafts, and plenty of fresh fruit.
Why: Strawberry fields forever.
When: Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Ln., Delaplane, Va. (540-592-3556).
What: The Shakespeare Theater Company puts on Pericles outside for free.
Why: She comes, appareled like the spring.
When: Daily, 7:30 p.m. Thru June 4.
Where: Carter Barron Amphitheatre, 16th St. & Colorado Ave. NW. Details and tickets online at shakespearetheatre.org.
What: Matthew Barney’s newest movie with collaboration from Bjork.
Why: Better than the last Barney you watched.
When: Starts Fri.
Where: E Street Cinema, 555 11th St. NW, b/t 10th & 11th Sts. (202-452-7672). See website for details.
PostSecret & Found Magazine
What: Exhibit, discussion, and book signing with Frank Warren of PostSecret and Davy and Pete Rothbart of Found. Plus new secrets, a short film, and live music by Yoko K.
Why: You can keep a secret.
When: Thurs., 6:30 & 9 p.m.
Where: Old Town Theater, 815 ½ King St., Alexandria (703-683-8888). Tickets online at tickets.oldtowntheater.com.
What: Get your share of steamed crabs at the Dancing Crab’s new location.
Why: Let summer and the crabs jokes begin.
When: Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sat., noon-11 p.m.; Sun., 3-11 p.m.
Where: 4615 Wisconsin Ave. NW, b/t 41st & Brandywine Sts. (202-244-1882).